Rod Davis appeared at the Temple Bar Beatlefest in Dublin on Friday 13 July. On stage with him accompanying him on guitar was Phil McQuillan who played John Lennon in the film “Young Lennon”. A great time was had by all - and a great deal of Guinness was had by all - especially at the Wrap Party on the Sunday evening in the Merchant’s Arch. The whole of the Temple Bar quarter of Dublin was stuffed with people all throbbing to the music. Thanks to Stevie Carroll for a fantastic weekend.

Dublin - July 2012

Rod trying not to fall over outside the Temple Bar Pub.
with Festival Supremo Stevie Carroll

Rod and Phil on stage in the Temple Bar Pub-
and below - mutual support!


Above: with Geoff Rhind who took the famous 1957 photo of John &
The Quarrymen

Above: with author Gail Renard and the landlord of The Merchant’s Arch.

Above: with Tony Bramwell, Neil Tudor, Stevie Carroll & the barman!

Right: with Janet Pain, Julia Lennon and Stevie Carroll and - yet more Guinness!

Not that black stuff again!!!

Bristol - Dec 2012

The Quarrymen will be appearing in Bristol - John Duff Lowe’s adopted home town - on Saturday 8 December at The Thunderbolt, which is a well-known music pub on the Bath Road at Totterdown.

This date has just come in so we don’t have much info as yet - so watch this space - but you can check out the venue at
and of course, put that date into your diary!

Tickets in advance £10.00 from Bristol Ticket Shop, Union Street, Bristol
tel 01179 299008 or email:

London Fri 12 Oct 2012

For the first time in many years the Quarrymen will be appearing in London on Friday 12 October at the famous North London Rock ‘n’ Roll venue - “CastleRocks”. Len Garry, Colin Hanton, John Duff Lowe and Rod Davis - plus guest bassist Frank Cairns will be doing their thing for all their London fans.

                         The Castle is at 452 Finchley Road NW11 8DG

Gig organised in conjunction with the BBFC -

On Thursday 11 October Hunter Davies - biographer of the Beatles - and the Quarrymen - is launching his new book “The John Lennon Letters” at the British Library in London. His lecture starts at 6:30 and tickets are £7.00.

Hunter Davies in London - Oct 2012

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